August 20, 2019 Council Highlights

Celebrating 110 Years of Penticton Boy Scouts

Gary Lamb, Irwin Hobden, Jan Hanna provided Council with a presentation on the history of the Penticton Boy Scouts and their preliminary plans for a celebration in 2020 recognizing 110 years of scouting in Penticton. 

Penticton Wastewater Solids Review Project

David Lycon, Senior Wastewater Process Engineer, Water – AECOM, and Len Robson, Public Works Manager, provided Council with a summary report for the City’s Wastewater Solids Management Review project.

Net Metering

Council directed staff to review and provide kilo watt bank options for consideration.

Road Closure (Westminster Avenue East/Abbott/Van Horne Street)

Bylaw no. 2019-32

Council gave first three readings to “Road Closure (Westminster Ave E/Abbott/Van Horne Street) Bylaw No. 2019-32”, a bylaw that closes portions of Westminster Avenue East, Van Horne Street and Abbott Street to facilitate a land swap and parking improvements.

Downtown Economic Investment Zone Amendment Bylaw No. 2019-31

Council gave first three readings to “Downtown Economic Investment Zone Amendment Bylaw No. 2019-31”, a bylaw that amends section 6 of “Downtown Economic Investment Zone Bylaw No. 2014-04” allowing incentives to developments subject to a building permit issued before March 1, 2018 and have been issued occupancy no later than June 30, 2020.

Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 2019-29

Council gave second reading as amended (replacing Schedule A) to “Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 2019-29”. A second Public Hearing will be held on September 3, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.


These highlights are intended to provide a brief summary of recent Council proceedings.  The summary is not inclusive of all agenda items.  For a detailed account of the full agenda, including staff reports, other supporting documents and official meeting minutes, please consult the City’s website ( or call the City’s Corporate Administration Department at 250-490-2400.